Category Archives: Italian

Diet disaster! 11/11/19

NOTE: I will not be cooking for the next couple of weeks but will post when I come across some food related item of interest. We had a plan. It was a good plan. It involved poaching shrimp, cooking up … Continue reading

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🥬 Spaghetti with olives and capers in tomato sauce. 11/4/19

Here is another vegetarian/vegan (if you leave off the parmesan cheese) dinner entree. I think we have a total of four vegetarian, two pescatarian, and one omnivore (chicken) dinner this week.  Tonight’s dinner is a real pantry type dinner where … Continue reading

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Off the rails! 10/29/19

I have been doing pretty well on my weight loss journey. I lost 11 lbs. in the first 5 weeks. But then, dunh, dunh, dunhhhh, my sister came to visit. I tend to be quite the pushover when it comes … Continue reading

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Linguine with green tomato sauce. 10/14/19

Note: For a vegan dish omit parmesan cheese This dinner featured a pasta sauce that I made in August from some fully ripe green tomatoes. Our daughter had two Aunt Ruby’s German Green tomato plants at her plot in the … Continue reading

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🐟 Penne with tuna and snow peas. 9/28/19

Thursday’s dinner was another “pantry” dinner.  Some pasta, a can of tuna, olive oil, an herb, and a vegetable. Although I used fresh snow peas and tarragon, it could just as easily have been made with frozen peas and dried … Continue reading

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🥩 Linguine with meat sauce and salad. 9/19/19

In deference to my diet I made less pasta and filled half my bowl with salad. I made the spaghetti sauce in July and I do not know the exact amounts of the ingredients so I could not assign a … Continue reading

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A really ugly looking dinner. 8/20/19

We have a lot of Aunt Ruby’s German Green tomatoes so I made tomato sauce. About two weeks ago I ruined it by putting in red tomato paste turning it into brown sludge. Why not make my own tomato paste … Continue reading

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